Kang Hsi Chung Pao, China, 1662 - 1723

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Description (Brief)
One (1) kang hsi chung pao coin
China, 1662 - 1723
Obverse Image: Four Chinese chracters read top, bottom, right, left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: KANG / HSI / CHUNG / PAO (Heavy currency of the K'ang Hsi period.)
Reverse Image: A dragon and phoenix right and left with two characters at the top and bottom.
Reverse Text: Romanization: PAO / CH'UAN (Translation: Board of Revenue Mint.)
General Information: Medal was presented to the Emperor on his 60th birthday by the mint.
Currently not on view
Date made
1662 - 1723
place made
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
overall: 1 mm x 60 mm; 1/32 in x 2 3/8 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Bequest of George B. Glover
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History


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